Parks & Recreation

A journal devoted to parks and recreation management and design, including grounds maintenance, guidelines to purchasing equipment, facility planning and design. Features articles, commentary, legislation, notes from the field for members of the National

Articles from Vol. 36, No. 12, December

29 Palms Single Marine Program
THE COMMISSARY AWARENESS CAMPAIGN The Single Marine Program (SMP), 29 Palms, California kicked off the first Commissary Awareness Campaign on Wednesday, March 7, 2001. This campaign was coordinated by the Army BOSS Program, and offered to 29 Palms through...
29 Palms: Single Marine Program: The Commissary Awareness Campaign
The Single Marine Program (SMP), 29 Palms, California kicked off the first Commissary Awareness Campaign on Wednesday, March 7, 2001. This campaign was coordinated by the Army BOSS Program, and offered to 29 Palms through the SMP. The intent of the...
9-11: Impact and Rebound
September 18, 2001 Army Entertainment Division Fort Belvoir, Virginia Dear Army Entertainment Division, I wanted you to know that your 2001 Army Soldier Show couldn't have happened at a better time here at Fort Lewis, Wash. As you know our...
9-11: Impact & Rebound
September 18, 2001 Army Entertainment Division Fort Belvoir, Virginia Dear Army Entertainment Division, I wanted you to know that your 2001 Army Soldier Show couldn't have happened at a better time here at Fort Lewis, Wash. As you know our country has...
Air Force Runner Completes 100-Mile Race
Run, Forest! Run!" Well, not quite, but to finish a 100-mile run, an instructor pilot from the 53rd Airlift Squadron here needed all the motivation he could get. "You're running for 30 hours," said Capt. Shannon Johnson. "You start in the dark, the sun...
Air Force Runner Completes 100-Mile Race: Captain Shannon Johnson, Little Rock, Arkansas, Trains for the 100-Mile Foot Race
Run, Forest! Run? Well, not quite, but to finish a 100-mile run, an instructor pilot from the 53rd Airlift Squadron here needed all the motivation he could get. "You're running for 30 hours," said Capt. Shannon Johnson. "You start in the dark, the...
Awards
The Indiana Park and Recreation Association would like to recognize the following individuals and Park and Recreation Departments that received awards at the Annual Awards Banquet on September 13, 2001 in West Lafayette, Indiana. The Outstanding...
Biofeedback: Helping People Gain Control of Their Health
RESEARCH We have not been informed that our bodies tend to do what they are told if we know how to tell them. - Elmer Green A Pioneer in Biofeedback The purpose of this research update is to apprise recreational professionals of the many uses for measuring...
Biofeedback: Helping People Gain Control of Their Health. (Research Update)
We have not been informed that our bodies tend to do what they are told if we know how to tell them. -- Elmer Green A Pioneer in Biofeedback The purpose of this research update is to apprise recreational professionals of the many uses for...
Coast Guard Recreation Areas
A little known and perhaps a best kept secret is the recreational quarters operated by Coast Guard commands as part of their Morale, Well-Being, and Recreation (MWR) programs. Recreational lodging is an important component of military MWR programs...
Ensuring Quality of Life. (2001 Annual Report)
WELCOME This report highlights the actions and achievements of the National Recreation and Park Association during fiscal year 2000-2001. It reveals the importance of our services, products, and consultations to the quality and quantity of recreation...
Lockers
Penco All-Welded lockers offer superior resistance to hard use and abuse. All body parts welded into a single rigid unit to resist damage for the life of the product. Since All-Welded lockers are shipped preassembled, the time and expense of on-site...
Lockers. (Research Update)
Penco All-Welded lockers offer superior resistance to hard use and abuse. All body parts welded into a single rigid unit to resist damage for the life of the product. Since All-Welded lockers are shipped preassembled, the time and expense of on-site...
Managing Conflict with "Class"
Today's world is fraught with conflict in our work and in our personal lives; in our immediate community; and on a global basis. Therefore, it is essential that we learn how to deal with conflict situations so that they will not escalate and become something...
Managing Conflict with "CLASS": Today's World Is Fraught with Conflict -- in Our Work and in Our Personal Lives; in Our Immediate Community; and on a Global Basis. Therefore, It Is Essential That We Learn How to Deal with Conflict Situations So That They Will Not Escalate and Become Something That Is Unmanageable
CONFLICT!!!! That word alone is enough to bring on an adrenalin rush. The red lights start to flash in our head and the AVOID! AVOID! AVOID! sign goes up. When sensing a situation is fraught with conflict, most of us want to run and hide --anything...
MWR NAS Jacksonville: Taking Care of Our Sailors and Our Own
Navy Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) is committed to "First Class Service." The vision of the MWR Star Service (a customer service training program) initiative is to go beyond just "good enough service" and transform Navy MWR worldwide from the...
"Pot Festival" Organizers Challenge City's Park Permit Ordinance
In the case of Coalition for the Abolition of Marijuana Prohibition v. City of Atlanta, No. 99-11385 (llth Cir. 07/27/2000), the Coalition for the Abolition of Marijuana Prohibition ("CAMP") challenged the constitutionality of the City of Atlanta Outdoor...
Recreation and Park Hall of Fame
During the NRPA Congress in Denver, Colorado, Robert Moses and Robert W. Crawford were inducted into the Recreation and Park Hall of Fame. The following provides the criteria for being inducted into the Hall of Fame as well as biographical sketches of...
Recreation and Park Hall of Fame. (Recroom)
During the NRPA Congress in Denver, Colorado, Robert Moses and Robert W. Crawford were inducted into the Recreation and Park Hall of Fame. The following provides the criteria for being inducted into the Hall of Fame as well as biographical sketches...
Robert Moses 1888-1981
Throughout his career in public works that spanned half a century Robert Moses earned his title, 'the master builder' by planning and building highways, parks, bridges, and recreation areas from 1919 until his retirement in 1968. He was an outspoken,...
Robert Moses 1888-1981. (Recroom)
Throughout his career in public works that spanned half a century, Robert Moses earned his title, `the master builder' by planning and building highways, parks, bridges, and recreation areas from 1919 until his retirement in 1968. He was an outspoken,...
Robert Wilson: Crawford 1906-1995
Robert W. Crawford, a graduate of Des Moines University, New York University, and the National Recreation School, served the park nd recreation field for over forty years. He was recognized on both the national and international levels as one of the...
Robert Wilson Crawford 1906-1995. (Recroom)
Robert W. Crawford, a graduate of Des Moines University, New York University, and the National Recreation School, served the park and recreation field for over forty years. He was recognized on both the national and international levels as one of the...
Stress Value
Perspectives Conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources of our Nation is one of NRPA s core values and programmatic goals. However, unlike some organizations that appear to pursue conservation objectives from the point of view of preservation...
Stress Value. (Perspectives)
Conservation of the diverse natural and cultural resources of our Nation is one of NRPA's core values and programmatic goals. However, unlike some organizations that appear to pursue conservation objectives from the point of view of preservation for...
Team America's Air Force Conquers the Challenge
TEAM AMERICA'S AIR FORCE TRUDGES UP MT. COOK DURING THE 2001 ECO-CHALLENGE NEW ZEALAND. THE FOUR AIRMEN PLACED 12TH IN THE ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXPEDITION RACE. With little sleep for days, the four racers had been scaling a bitterly cold New Zealand...
Team America's Air Force Conquers the Challenge: Team America's Air Force Trudges Up Mt. Cook during the 2001 Eco-Challenge New Zealand. the Four Airmen Placed 12th in the Annual International Expedition Race
With little sleep for days, the four racers had been scaling a bitterly cold New Zealand mountain almost non-stop during the 2001 Eco-Challenge. Once finished, they saw their reward for staggering to what appeared to be an almost unreachable halfway...
The National Recreational and Park Association Would like to Welcome Its Newest Members
NEW ORGANIZATIONS Overseas Southern Institute of Technology Invercargill Naval Station Rota Spain FPO AE United States Air Force APO AE California Carson Parks and Recreation Department Carson CA Ed Hindt Installations Auberry CA Environmental...
Usafe Services: Youth Summer Program
The United States Air Forces in Europe, Child and Youth Programs office, offers one of the most successful and comprehensive command wide initiatives for youth in the Department of Defense. With nearly 18,000 eligible dependent youth to serve spread...
USAFE Services: Youth Summer Program
ACTIVITIES INCLUDE ARCHERY, SPELUNKING, HIKING , CLIMBING, AND BIKING. ALSO INSTRUCTION IN SAILING, WHITE WATER RAFTING, AND WINDSURFING. The United States Air Forces in Europe, Child and Youth Programs office, offers one of the most successful and comprehensive...
Youth Serices at West Point: Not Only Is West Point a Premier Leadership Institution but It Is a Historical Landmark That Attracts Three Million Visitors a Year. This Is What We Know about West Point. but Behind the Scenes Is One of the Most Respected and Advanced Youth Service Organizations in Thee Country
Duty, Honor, Country. This is the motto of the premier leadership institution in the world. The United States Military Academy at West Point is celebrating 200 years of timeless leadership. Famous graduates like McArthur, Lee, Eisenhower, and Patton...
Youth Services at West Point
Not only is West Point a premier leadership institution but it is a historical landmark that attracts three million visitors a year. This is what we know about west Point. But behind the scenes is one of the most respected and advanced youth service...